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McDonald’s Trialling Delivery in June 2017

By | April 28th, 2017|Fast Food, Smart Phone App, Takeaway|

The takeaway industry is growing rapidly with every year that goes by. The way for fast food outlets to grow even further is to offer a delivery service for customers to use. Not every takeaway offers dining on the premises and many choose to collect their takeaway to then eat at home or will order [...]

Use Your Own Reusable Cup To Save Money & The Environment

By | April 13th, 2017|Café, Takeaway|

We like to look after the environment at Smart Restaurants especially within the food and drink industry. We have previously looked into how to recycle your takeaway meals and to not always go by the 'use by date' you see on the food packaging as food can usually last longer than the date you see. [...]

Mind Tricks Used Within The Food Industry

By | April 3rd, 2017|Food, Restaurants|

At Smart Restaurants we were rather intrigued by the latest restaurant news that we found on various sneaky mind tricks used within the food industry that make us spend more money than we intend to when eating out. From loud music to the weight of the cutlery we are using, find out if you are being [...]

5 Second Rule Tested & Approved

By | March 15th, 2017|Food|

The 5 Second Rule Smart Restaurants like to keep up to date with the latest news on food, restaurants and takeaway. Today we discuss the 5 Second Rule and whether it is safe to eat food which has fallen on the floor and picked back up within the 5 Seconds you are given. Over the [...]

Happy Pancake Day – 28th February 2017

By | February 28th, 2017|Food, Pancake Day, Seasonal|

Traditional Pancake Ingredients - Makes 12 Pancakes 2 Large Eggs 300ml Semi-Skimmed Milk 100g Plain Flour 1tbsp Melted Butter We are so excited for Pancake Day at Smart Restaurants. As a team we have discussed what type of pancake we will be choosing to eat tonight, for some it is the traditional crêpe style pancake with lemon juice [...]

Valentine’s Day 2017 – Tuesday 14th February

By | February 10th, 2017|Food, Seasonal|

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching so many of us will be celebrating this weekend, by going out to a restaurant for a meal or maybe even turning the three meals a day into romantic meals filled with hearts as a special Valentine's treat. Make Valentine's Day even more romantic by making every meal heart shaped and [...]

Pay @ Pump Beer Machines

By | February 1st, 2017|Pubs, Restaurants, Smart Ideas|

With the rise in contactless payments and this form of payment being introduced to the food and drink industry it comes as no surprise to hear the news of a contactless self serving beer pump. Barclaycard are introducing the world's first contactless beer pump called Pay @ Pump which allows customers to self-serve themselves and pour [...]

Ordering a Healthy Fast Food Meal

By | January 20th, 2017|Fast Food, Food, Takeaway|

Smart Healthy Ordering To lose weight and become healthier will be on many peoples lists of New Year's Resolutions for 2017. However when it gets to the weekend we often give in to a meal out in a restaurant or a takeaway meal from a fast food chain. At Smart Restaurants we have taken a [...]

5 Smart Consumer Trends For 2017

By | January 16th, 2017|Food, Restaurants, Smart Phone App, Technology, Vegetarian|

At Smart Restaurants we like to stay up to date with the restaurant, takeaway and food industry as a whole. We have already looked at smart restaurant trends to watch out for in 2017 and now we look a what the consumer particularly wants to see in restaurants and takeaways this year. We have picked out 5 [...]

Run For Your Bun Café Opens In London

By | January 12th, 2017|Café, Food, Smart Ideas|

Image: David Lloyd Clubs Pay As You Exercise The World's first fitness café has opened up as a pop up café, in Covent Garden in London, where exercise is accepted as a form of payment. The café has been opened by the fitness company David Lloyd Clubs who have a number of fitness clubs across the UK [...]